The Postal Service reveal new song 'A Tattered Line Of String' - listen

Reformed duo share previously unheard track

The Postal Service reveal new song 'A Tattered Line Of String' - listen

Photo: The Postal Service

*This story was updated on February 13 to reflect that all UK tour dates are now sold out*

The Postal Service have revealed a previously unheard song, 'A Line Of Tattered String'. Scroll down to hear the track now.

'A Tattered Line Of String' is the first 'new' song from the US duo, Ben Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello, since they revealed they had reunited to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of debut album 'Give Up'. The song will feature as part of a re-release of 'Give Up', due for release later this year.

As well as the original 10-track album, the re-release will come with a second disc, featuring 'A Tattered Line of String' and 'Turn Around', which were recorded during the original album sessions, but never released.The second disc will also include live recordings, remixes and covers of the band's material by Iron & Wine and The Shins. The Postal Service have also announced a series of UK tour dates, which are now sold out.

They will also play Coachella on April 13 and 20 and Barcelona's Primavera Sound festival.

The 'Give Up' reissue tracklisting is:

Disc 1
'The District Sleeps Alone Tonight'
'Such Great Heights'
'Sleeping In'
'Nothing Better'
'Recycled Air'
'Clark Gable'
'We Will Become Silhouettes'
'This Place Is a Prison'
'Brand New Colony'
'Natural Anthem'

Disc 2
'Turn Around'
'A Tattered Line of String'
'Be Still My Heart'
'There’s Never Enough Time'
'Suddenly Everything Has Changed'
'Against All Odds (Take a Look At Me Now)'
'Grow Old With Me'
'Such Great Heights' (John Tejada Remix)
'The District Sleeps Alone Tonight' (DJ Downfall Persistent Beat Mix)
'Be Still My Heart' (Nobody Remix)
'We Will Become Silhouettes' (Matthew Dear Remix)
'Nothing Better' (Styrofoam Remix)
'Recycled Air' (Live on KEXP)
'We Will Become Silhouettes' (Performed by The Shins)
'Such Great Heights' (Performed by Iron and Wine)

Scroll down to hear 'A Line Of Tattered String'

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